Patient Advocate/Supporter after her best friend was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer in February 2005. Carol became involved in colon cancer prevention and support as a result of her childhood friend’s - founder Anita Mitchell - diagnosis. Carol supported her during treatment and post-treatment.
Carol joined the Board of Colon STARS to support her best friend and organization founder, and to make the vision of eradicating colon cancer in Washington State a reality.
Carol is a highly analytical and creative marketing executive with diversified experience in identifying strategic market opportunities and executing unbeatable marketing plans for Consumer Packaged Goods. She currently serves as the Director of Global Marketing for Cascade Designs, Inc., and is responsible for managing an in-house team of marketing professionals who collectively support six global brands. Prior to joining Cascade Designs, Inc., she helped companies such as Microsoft, Starbucks Coffee Company, Nike, Inc., and many more to develop innovative product and marketing programs. She is active in the local marketing community and within the Northshore Soccer Association.
Carol is a native of Washington, and grew up with Anita Mitchell in Port Angeles, Washington. She now lives in Woodinville with her family. She enjoys mountain biking, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.